Two Injured in Evening Shooting

April 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the First Precinct responded to the 1500 block of Park Avenue South on a report of a disturbance at a residence around 6:45 p.m. While officers were responding another 911 caller provided information that someone had been shot.

Officers arrived and were unable to locate a victim. Several witnesses were located and were talking with officers when information was received that two adults had arrived at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) who had been shot. The male victim was shot in the stomach and is listed in critical condition, while the female has a non-threatening gunshot wound to her left arm.

Investigators are interviewing witnesses, while the department’s crime lab processes the shooting scene. Officers will be canvassing the neighborhood tonight and tomorrow looking for additional witnesses and answering questions.

The case number for this shooting is 17-151508.

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